Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board
Cemetery Board
chapter
Cemetery Board Regulations [18 VAC 47 ‑ 20]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Amendment to conform to Chapter 537 (2020)
 
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 537 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly, effective July 1, 2020, amended § 54.1-2312.01 of the Code of Virginia to allow the burial of cremated pets with human remains at board-regulated cemeteries under limited conditions. The Cemetery Board is amending its applicable regulation (18 VAC 47-20-190) to conform to the statutory change.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2-4006.A.4.a.
RIS Project Yes  [006504]
Associated Mandates Special interment requirements related to remains of cremated pets
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9071 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2020.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Christine Martine  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: cemetery@dpor.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-8552    FAX: (804)527-4299    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.